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INNOCENT RITUAL

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INNOCENT RITUAL

INNOCENT RITUAL
The sound came suddenly but sharply
Odum had started beating his drums
Telling all it is time 
  
With a rush, Awili began sweeping wildly
Spreading the dirt as far away as he could reach
Heralding his coming is alway with a ceremony
Sending all with a rush
Thus making shouts and yells a common course
Again Amen has come 
With all her splendour
Graced with a million sticks 
To pierce the soil

It must be today said l 
An outstretched limb of awili
Went over my back
Sparkling up a nostalgia 
To the yearning of decades

The ritual must be today
The call must be yielded 
With a bow
My robe was loosen
And out with dudu i stepped
Cloaked only in natures’ suit  


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  1. Date: 8/6/2013 11:01:00 AM
    I'm all for dudu (banana stew?) anytime though my friends seem to relish foofoo! And a million sticks to pierce the soil- hoes! Great read.

  1. Date: 8/1/2013 10:27:00 AM
    Congratulation on being featured. Excellent poetry poet.

  1. Date: 7/30/2013 10:09:00 AM
    - Hello new member: Ollakunle. - Welcome to P-Soup. - Thank you for choosing to share your poems here with us. - I look forward to reading more in the future. - Have a good time and I wish you luck. - (Give and receive comments) - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 8:43:00 PM
    Ollakunle, enjoyed your verse...,, your first poem on the soup is excellent for the readers, I love it!! Stopping by with a nice and sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup fan and "FRIEND"....... God Bless..... Hugs* SKAT

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 8:33:00 AM
    O.C, a very interesting first poem....LINDA